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News / Virgin Islands / March 27, 2019

ST. CROIX — A vehicular accident on Monday night left the driver, who was the only occupant of the vehicle, dead, V.I.P.D. Public Information Officer Glen Dratte has announced.

The incident occurred at about 9:16 p.m. on East End Road in the vicinity of Miss Bea Road, according to police.

Mr. Dratte said a preliminary investigation revealed that the driver, 49-year-old William Littell, was driving a black Jeep Wrangler Sahara, with the doors removed from both sides, a feature of the Wrangler. While heading west, Mr. Littell crashed into a pole, got ejected from the vehicle from the impact and died. Police said the victim was not wearing a seatbelt.

Next of kin was notified, according to police.

Feature Image: The scene of the accident was memorialized by friends of Mr. Little.

Correction: March 28, 2019

Because of a text error, the deceased’s last name was spelled incorrectly. We’ve updated the story.

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